Cost of Home Improvement/Home Maintenance


Home Maintenance and Repair

Homeownership comes with a substantial degree of responsibility—not only the responsibility of paying for this considerable investment, but that of keeping it in working order. Much like your car, your home will come with its own specific set of needs and peculiarities. The Web sites we recommend in this guide can help you keep your home running properly and teach you how to fix some of the glitches that may turn up from time to time.

Necessary Home Repairs and Maintenance

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Do-It-Yourself Home Repair

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Hiring a Contractor for Home Repairs

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Cost of Home Improvement/Home Maintenance

The cost of home repairs can be hard to estimate with much precision, but we’ve rounded up some online estimating tools to help you plan your budget. Use these estimating tools for other financial considerations you must take into account, especially if your repairs or maintenance projects are substantial.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • Remember that any cost-estimating tools you use on the Web will provide just that: estimates. The actual cost of your project depends on a variety of factors, such as the exact size and scope of the repairs, the quality of the materials used, and even the state in which you live.

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